My cat Charlie is a plant junkie. I can't keep plants around the house because he will gobble them up, and he never misses a chance to escape out the back door and eat grass. The thing is, he ALWAYS immediately pukes it all up afterward. It got me thinking, why do cats eat plants and then just throw them up? Maybe an oddly specific question, but I was genuinely curious. … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Eat Plants and Then Throw Up?!
If you're considering welcoming a new cat into your home you might be wondering just how expensive are cats, anyway? It's actually a really important thing to think about before you get a cat. You might be able to take in a stray cat or kitten for free or adopt for minimal cost, but remember that's only the beginning. With cat ownership comes an ongoing financial … [Read more...] about How Expensive Are Cats? The Cost Breakdown
I'm a fan of tuna fish, so every now and then when I mix up a couple cans to make sandwiches, my cats go nuts. As soon as they hear the can opener they come running and once they smell that unmistakable fishy scent their excitement gets amped up to maximum. I've always poured out some of the water for them to lap up as a treat, but lately I've started wondering about the … [Read more...] about Is it Safe to Give Cats Canned Tuna Every Day?
Some of you who are new to cat guardianship may not yet be aware of the indoor vs outdoor cat debate. Some people attest that it is good and healthy to let a cat outdoors, while others firmly believe that it is against their own (and the planet's) best interest. Without getting too deep into this heated topic, I'd like to specifically address the question, is it safe to let … [Read more...] about Is it Safe to Let Your Cat Out at Night?
If you're a cat owner, you will likely find yourself in need of hiring a cat sitter from time to time. Last summer before a vacation, I realized that my neighbors, parents, and my go-to cat sitting friend, were ALL going to be gone during the exact same week. For the first time I had to find someone I didn't know to watch my babies while I was away. I was nervous and … [Read more...] about This is How Much to Pay a Cat Sitter, Explained